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Local hack journalist Roy Hitchcock tries to win the heart of his former teacher.

Comedy series by Tony Bagley, starring Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox

Roy Hitchcock is a hack journalist on a provincial paper with big ideas and an attitude problem.

When he meets his former English teacher, his private fantasies get a new lease of life as he sets out to win her against all the odds.

Tony Bagley's romantic comedy drama serial with a twist.

Starring Zoe Wanamaker as Miss Callaghan, Martin Clunes as Roy Hitchcock, Toyah Wilcox as Elsa, David Troughton as Mr Say, Keith Drinkel as Joyce, David Holt as Yeats, Melanie Hudson as Sheila and Geoff McGivern as Dick.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger:

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1993.

Local hack journalist Roy Hitchcock tries to win the heart of his former teacher. Stars Zoe Wanamaker and Martin Clunes. From January 1993.

by Tony Bagley. Starring

Zoe Wanamaker as Miss

Callaghan, Martin Clunes as Roy Hitchcock and Toyah Wilcox as Elsa.

Roy Hitchcock is a hack journalist on a provincial paper with big ideas and an attitude problem. When he meets his former

English teacher his private fantasies get a new lease of life as he sets out to win her against all the odds.

Music: Julian Westall producer Paul Schlesinger. Stereo

4 Extra Debut. Local hack journalist Roy Hitchcock tries to win the heart of his former teacher. Stars Zoe Wanamaker and Martin Clunes. From January 1993.

Zoe Wanamaker , Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox star in Tony Bagley 's six-part romantic comedy drama with a twist. 1: Roy Hitchcock is a hack journalist on a provincial paper with big ideas and an attitude problem. He meets his former English teacher and sets out to win her. With David Troughton , Geoff McGivern , David Holt , Keith Drinkel and Melanie Hudson Music by Julian Wastall. Theme sung by Toyah Willcox Producer Paul Schlesinger

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Can Roy impress Jane by joining a green pressure group?

Comedy series by Tony Bagley, starring Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox

Can hack journalist Roy impress his former English teacher Jane by joining a green pressure group?

Tony Bagley's romantic comedy drama serial with a twist.

Starring Zoe Wanamaker as Miss Callaghan, Martin Clunes as Roy Hitchcock, Toyah Willcox as Elsa, David Troughton as Mr Say, Nicky Henson as Chad, Sue Roderick as Wyn, Steve Hodson as Pavarotti, David Holt as Yeats, Melanie Hudson as Helen, and Geoff McGivern as Dick.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1993.

Can Roy impress Jane by joining a green pressure group? Meanwhile, Pavarotti appears in his dreams with some invaluable advice. Stars Zoe Wanamaker and Martin Clunes. From Jan 1993.

Can Roy impress Jane by joining a green pressure group? Meanwhile, Pavarotti appears in his dreams with some invaluable advice.

by Tony Bagley. Starring

2: Roy decides to become a reconstructed new man and joins an environmental pressure group in order to impress Jane. Meanwhile Pavarotti appears in his dreams with some invaluable advice.

Music: Julian Wastall

Theme sung by Toyah Willcox Producer Paul Schlesinger Stereo

Can Roy impress Jane by joining a green pressure group? Stars Zoe Wanamaker.

Zoe Wanamaker , Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox star in Tony Bagley 's six-part romantic comedy drama.

2: Roy decides to become a reconstructed new man in order to impress Jane.

With David Troughton , Nicky Henson. Geoff McGivem. Melanie Hudson. Sue Roderick. David Hott and Steve Hodson.

Music by Julian Wastall. Theme sung by Toyah Willcox Producer Paul Schlesinger

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Tony Bagley 's comedy drama with a twist. 3: Roy's efforts to get into Jane's good books are boosted when she asks him to help her save a tree. With David Troughton , Nicky Henson. Geoff McGivern , Sue Roderick , John Baddeley , Keith Drinkel , Melanie Hudson and David Holt Music Julian Wastall. Theme sung by Toyah Willcox Producer Paul Schlesinger

Keen to get in Jane's good books, Roy is delighted when she asks him to help save a tree.

Roy's quest to insinuate himself further into Jane's good books gets a new lease of life when she requests his help to save a tree. Stars Zoe Wanamaker. From January 1993.

Roy's quest to insinuate himself further into Jane's good books gets a new lease of life when she requests his help to save a tree.

by Tony Bagley. Starring

3: Roy's quest to insinuate himself further into Jane's good books gets a new lease of life when she requests his help to save a tree. But a major obstacle remains in the path of fulfilment, in the macho form of Chad Mann - media hero and Jane's current lover.

Host/ Voice-over DAVID HOLT Music: Julian Wastall producer Paul Schlesinger. Stereo

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Martin Clunes , Zoe Wanamakerand Toyah Willcox star in Tony Bagley 's comedy.

4: Roy's knight-in-shining-armourfantasies seem to have become a reality. Music by Julian Wastall. Theme sung by Toyah Willcox Producer Paul Schlesinger

Roy tries to impress Jane with some campaigning local journalism.

Roy tries to impress Jane with some campaigning local journalism. With Zoë Wanamaker and Martin Clunes. From February 1993.

by Tony Bagley. Starring Zoe and 4: When Roy spots a planning application for a bam next to Jane's house his knight-in-shining-armour fantasies seem to have become a reality.

Meanwhile his boss has set up home in the office, complete with his dog, sun-lounger and soap-on-a-rope. Paul Vaughan HIMSELF

Music: Julian Wastall

Producer Paul Schlesinger

Stereo

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Tony Bagley 's comedy drama with a twist. 5: Roy is temporarily distracted from his obsession with Jane. Music by Julian Wastall. Theme sung by Toyah Willcox Producer Paul Schlesinger

In a rare moment, Miss Callaghan apologises to her ex, lovestruck pupil Roy. Starring Martin Clunes. From February 1993.

In a rare moment, Miss Callaghan apologises to her ex, lovestruck pupil Roy.

by Tony Bagley. Starring

Zoe Wanamaker as Jane, Martin Clunes as Roy and Toyah Willcox as Elsa.

5: Roy is temporarily distracted from his obsession with Jane by Dick's rapid descent into alcoholism and the sudden appearance of Elsa's ex-husband. However, a night of unbridled passion with Jane looks increasingly likely.

Music: Julian Wastall

Producer Paul Schlesinger. Stereo

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A letter and phone calls lift the lid on Jane's chaotic love life.

A letter and phone calls lift the lid on Jane's chaotic love life. Stars Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox. From February 1993.

by Tony Bagley. Starring and What did Roy and Jane get up to after the concert?

What lengths will Dick go to in his attempts to become Frank Sinatra ?

And will Elsa save Roy's bacon? All is revealed in this final episode.

Theme sung by Toyah Willcox Music by Julian Wastall

Producer Paul Schlesinger Stereo

Final episode of Tony Bagley 's comedy drama with a twist, starring Martin Clunes as Roy, Zoe Wanamaker as Jane, and Toyah Willcox as Elsa.

What did Roy and Jane get up to after the concert? And what lengths will Dick go to in his attempts to become Frank Sinatra ?

Music by Julian Wastall. Theme sung by Toyah Willcox Producer Paul Schlesinger

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Another chance to hear Tony Bagley 's six-part comedy drama, starring Martin Clunes as Roy Hitchcock , Geraldine James as Jane Gallaghan and Nicky Henson as Chad Mann.

With David Troughton. Rebecca Front,

Sue Roderick , Simon Treves and Melanie Hudson Music compiled by Julian Wastall Producer Paul Schlesinger Rpt

Chad and Roy compete for the chance to live in Jane's caravan.

Chad and Roy compete for the chance to live in Jane's caravan. Stars Geraldine James and Martin Clunes. From August 1994.

4 Extra Debut. Chad and Roy compete for the chance to live in Jane's caravan. Stars Geraldine James and Martin Clunes. From August 1994.

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Chad and Roy compete for the chance to live in Jane's caravan. Stars Geraldine James and Martin Clunes.

From August 1994.

I by Tony Bagley. The return of the comedy drama that mixes fantasy with reality. Starring Martin Clunes as Roy Hitchcock , Geraldine James as Jane Gallaghan and Nicky Henson as Chad Mann.

On the down side, Roy has lost his job as journalist, blown his chance of romance with Jane and is about to have his house repossessed. But just when he thought it was safe to retreat into self-pity and fantasies about The Archers, help comes from an unexpected quarter.

Music by Julian Wastall. Producer Paul Schlesinger

Andrew Duncan discovers the real Geraldine James SEE FEATURE page 24

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Tony Bagley 's comedy drama starring Martin Clunes as Roy and Geraldine James as Jane.

2: Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger have changed their image to gentle child-caring new men.... Can Roy follow suit?

Music by Julian Wastall

Producer Paul Schlesinger

Roy is making a video diary, Chad is giving a speech and Jane finds solace in the weed.

Roy is making a video diary, Chad is giving a speech and Jane finds solace in the weed. Stars Martin Clunes. From August 1994.

Stars Martin Clunes.

From August 1994.

by Tony Bagley. The comedy drama that mixes fantasy with reality. Starring Martin Clunes as Roy Hitchcock and Geraldine James as Jane Gallaghan.

2: Bruce Willis and Arnold

Schwarzenegger have changed their image from tough-talking, macho men to gentle, child-caring new men.... can Roy follow suit in his own home movie?

Music by Julian Wastall. Producer Paul Schlesinger

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Tony Bagley 's comedy drama, starring Martin Clunes as Roy Hitchcock and Geraldine James as Jane Gallaghan. Bored with playing the ideal lodger and still out of work, Roy's efforts to make a video diary become tinged with paranoia.

Music by Julian Wastall

Producer Paul Schlesinger Rpt

Chad and Roy get a little too well acquainted. Stars Geraldine James and Alistair McGowan.

Chad and Roy get a little too well acquainted. Stars Geraldine James, Alistair McGowan and Martin Clunes. From August 1994.

Chad and Roy get a little too well acquainted.

Stars Geraldine James and Alistair McGowan.

Stars Geraldine James, Alistair McGowan and Martin Clunes.

From August 1994.

A six-part comedy drama by Tony Bagley. Starring Martin Clunes as Roy Hitchcock and Geraldine James as Jane Gallaghan. 3: Roy's efforts to make a video diary become tinged with paranoia. The thought police and Michael Buerk from 999 infiltrate his fantasies. Surprisingly, Jane finds herself feeling sorry for Roy and makes a romantic gesture that she lives to regret.

Music by Julian Wastall. Producer Paul Schlesinger

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Roy vies for Jane's affections from the vantage point of a caravan in her garden.

Roy vies for Jane's affections from the vantage point of a caravan in her garden. Stars Martin Clunes. From September 1994.

First broadcast on 1994-09-06

Producer: P. SCHLESINGER

Next in series: EPISODE 5

Previous in series: 30 August 1994

Description

Comedy drama mixing fantasy with reality. Roy continues to vie for Jane's affections and make sense of Middle England from the vantage point of a caravan in Jane's garden. (Episode 4)

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

06 Sep 1994 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

21 Jan 1995 23:30-23:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Alistair Mcgowan (Actor)

Rebecca Front (Actor)

Melanie Hudson (Actor)

David Troughton (Actor)

Tilly Vosburgh (Actor)

Martin Clunes (Actor)

Nicky Henson (Actor)

Geraldine James (Actor)

Peter Serafinowicz (Actor)

Tony Bagley (Author)

Julian Wastall (Composer)

Paul Schlesinger (Producer)

Recorded on 1994-06-21.

by Tony Bagley , starring Martin Clunes as Roy and Geraldine James as Jane. A mix of fantasy and reality in which fantasist Roy Hitchcock continues to vie for Jane's affections and make sense of Middle England from the vantage point of a caravan.

Music by Julian Wastall

Producer Paul Schlesinger Rpt

by Tony Bagley. The comedy drama that mixes fantasy with reality.

Starring Martin Clunes as Roy and Geraldine James as Jane.

4: Roy continues to vie for Jane's affections and make sense of Middle England from the vantage point of a caravan in Jane's garden.

Music by Julian Wastall. Producer Paul Schlesinger

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Roy decides celibacy is the answer. But can he remain true to his principles? Stars Martin Clunes. From September 1994.

Roy decides celibacy is the answer. But can he remain true to his principles?

First broadcast on 1994-09-13

Producer: P. SCHLESINGER

Next in series: 20 September 1994

Previous in series: 06 September 1994

Description

The continuing story of an untalented fantasist with bigh ideas. Roy has managed to interest TV in his video diary. Should he become celebate to be an artist of integrity. Meanwhile Jane decides to be celibate - as far as Roy is concerned. Comedy drama.

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

13 Sep 1994 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

28 Jan 1995 23:30-23:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Rebecca Front (Actor)

David Troughton (Actor)

Tilly Vosburgh (Actor)

Martin Clunes (Actor)

Nicky Henson (Actor)

Geraldine James (Actor)

Peter Serafinowicz (Actor)

Sue Roderick (Actor)

Tony Bagley (Author)

Julian Wastall (Composer)

Paul Schlesinger (Producer)

Recorded on 1994-04-12.

Tony Bagley 's comedy drama starring Martin Clunes as Roy and Geraldine James as Jane.

Roy Hitchcock has surprisingly managed to interest television in his video diary. Should he now become celibate in order to be an artist of integrity?

Music by Julian Wastall

Producer Paul Schlesinger Rpt

by Tony Bagley. The continuing story of an untalented fantasist with big ideas. Starring Martin Clunes as Roy and Geraldine James as Jane.

5. Roy Hitchcock has surprisingly managed to interest television in his video diary. Should he now become celibate in order to be an artist of integrity? Meanwhile, Jane resolves to remain celibate - at least as far as Colin Say 's romantic intentions are concerned.

Producer Paul Schlesinger

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The airing of Roy's video diary is merely the prelude to an apocalyptic finale.

The airing of Roy's video diary is merely the prelude to an apocalyptic finale. Stars Martin Clunes, Geraldine James and Nicky Henson. From September 1994.

First broadcast on 1994-09-20

Producer: P. SCHLESINGER

Previous in series: EPISODE 5

Description

6/6. Comedy drama mixing fantasy with reality. Written by Tony Bagley. Starr- ing Martin Clunes and Geraldine James. Produced by Paul Schlesinger.

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

20 Sep 1994 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

04 Feb 1995 23:30-23:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Alistair Mcgowan (Actor)

Rebecca Front (Actor)

Melanie Hudson (Actor)

David Troughton (Actor)

Tilly Vosburgh (Actor)

Martin Clunes (Actor)

Nicky Henson (Actor)

Geraldine James (Actor)

Tony Bagley (Author)

Paul Schlesinger (Producer)

Recorded on 1994-06-18.

Final part of Tony Bagley 's comedy starring Martin Clunes as Roy and Geraldine James as Jane.

With the transmission of his television documentary Roy Hitchcock has, at last, achieved recognition.

Music by Julian Wastall

Producer Paul Schlesinger Rpt

by Tony Bagley. The final episode of the story of an untalented fantasist with big ideas. Starring Martin Clunes as Roy and Geraldine James as Jane. 6:

With the transmission of his television documentary, Roy Hitchcock has, at last, achieved recognition, but at what price?

Reputations and relationships are put on the line and some extreme weather conditions seem to be contributing towards an ending of apocalyptic proportions.

Producer Paul Schlesinger